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Menstrual pain

Posted in 'All around AcuHealth, Women's Health' on February 21, 2019

By Margi McDonald

Selfcare with Acupressure & what you can do when you suffer from menstrual pain



Menstrual pain is very common among young women. Despite the significant impact that menstrual pain has on academic attendance and performance, social activities and quality of life, most young women do not seek medical treatment but prefer to use self-care; commonly OTC analgesic medications and rest. Many women do not get significant pain relief from these methods, therefore othe

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Clean start into 2019

Posted in 'All around AcuHealth, Healthy Eating, Women's Health, Fertility & Pregnancy, Men's Health' on January 4, 2019



In our daily life, we are exposed to numerous chemicals through our food, skin & airways. According to the Endocrine Society (2019), there are over 85,000 manufactured chemicals, thousands of which may be categorised as endocrine disruptor chemicals (EDC), i.e. EDCs. These chemicals are known to impact the body's hormones, leading to infertility in males and females, breast cancer, endometriosis, abno

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Posted in 'All around AcuHealth, Chinese Medicine Treatment' on August 2, 2018

Acupuncture for Children?

Acupuncture for Kids












According to a study by the Rush University Medical Centre in Chicago (Dec 2015), acupuncture is something parents should consider if their children are suffering from chronic pain. Children with various chronic conditions were studied to assess the impact of acupuncture on pain, nausea and quality of life.  The results showed "significant positive results both during and after sessions” for all three indicators.

Eight individ

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Hot drinks for the cold season

Posted in 'All around AcuHealth, Healthy Eating' on June 16, 2018





Chilly nights lately! Fancy a hot drink to warm yourself from the inside out?
Let us introduce you to carob!
Looks like chocolate, but has its own unique flavour: Heavenly earthy and sweet by nature. Unlike chocolate, carob contains no theobromine, a caffeine-like substance. That is why carob is a fantastic substitute for chocolate, especially if you find cacao too stimulating for you or your kids at night time.
Carob is a powder rich
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Mother's Day Competition

Posted in 'All around AcuHealth' on April 30, 2018

mothers day

Time to give thanks to all the wonderful Mums out there for all the love they share with us during the year! 

What could be more rewarding for HER than having some quality time a full of beauty and relaxation?

AcuHealth Acupuncture is giving away one Mini Escape package (including massage & beauty treatment) by in Grange in the value of $150.

In order to win, just like & comment to our post on We’d be thrilled if y

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Tips for Healthy Eating

Posted in 'All around AcuHealth, Healthy Eating' on January 8, 2017

Principles of healthy eating 

Although Chinese medicine dietary suggestions are very specific, there are a few basic guidelines for eating healthy, no matter what your health condition or constitutional type. 

Avoid cold or frozen foods.  

Even if you have a hot constitution or condition, eating or drinking straight from the fridge is not a wise idea.  In Chinese medicine terms, Cold can impact on the digestive system, causing it to slow down and prevent absorption, as well as reduc

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3 Ways to Improve Treatment Outcomes and Get Well Sooner

Posted in 'All around AcuHealth' on January 8, 2017

1. Attend appointments according to your treatment plan.
Acupuncture treatment gains momentum as you keep having it, much like a snowball effect. Most acupuncturists will let you know what the plan is for treating your health problem after the second consultation. The reason it isn't done immediately after the first treatment is because it is often unclear how a patient will respond to the treatment, so the practitioner will wait to see what changes occur, and then devise a treatment pl

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Posted in 'All around AcuHealth, Chinese Herbs' on December 29, 2016

A lot of people don't use Chinese herbs because they aren't sure what's in them.  To demystify them, introduce them to the world and share with you all how fantastic they are, we've created this weekly blog.  In it, we'll cover a new herb every week, and show how some familiar, and some not so familiar herbs are used to improve health and well being throughout Asia and other parts of the world. 

Ju Hua 

Latin name: Chrysanthemum morifolium

Commonly known as: Chrysanthemum flower

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Qi Beauty, What is it?

Posted in 'All around AcuHealth' on September 22, 2016

 What is Qi Beauty?

Qi Beauty is a natural system for rejuvenation and detoxification. Developed by Kathy Pedersen, this system offers facial treatments using non-invasive gold-plated micro-magnets.

Why use it?

If you are looking for a natural approach to skin repair and age control without chemicals or injections, then consider trying Qi Beauty! Treatments are based on the use of Acupuncture protocols and points relevant to each individual and are designed to stimulate the flow of Qi in

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LEMON CANARY Natural Essential Oil Chakra Playdough

Posted in 'All around AcuHealth, Healthy Eating' on August 5, 2016

Good Morning Everyone! This super cute and super fun recipe was brought to you by Jasmine at The Lemon Canary. Any essential oil brand can be used as long as it is NON TOXIC if ingested or potent to touch. Enjoy!


  • 1 cup of flour
  • 1/2 cup of salt
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup water & natural food colouring
  • 4 drops of essential oil



  1. Place flour, salt and tartar in a pot
  2. Add Olive Oil and coloured water
  3. Stir
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50 Herbal Healing Teas

Posted in 'All around AcuHealth' on July 14, 2015

50 Herbal Healing Teas

Herbal tea infusions are usually taken plain, or a little honey may be added as a sweetener, if desired.

Alfalfa - Alfalfa is a good general tonic.  It is one of nature's richest sources of a variety of easily assimilated vitamins, minerals and trace elements such as vitamin K and iron. Alfalfa may be prescribed for people who are allergy prone, itchy or irritated.

Aloe Vera - Aloe is easily grown as a

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What is Acupuncture?

Posted in 'All around AcuHealth, Chinese Medicine Treatment' on June 17, 2015

What is Acupuncture?

The word acupuncture is derived from Latin roots, with the Latin word acus means a needle and acupuncture means to puncture with a needle.

Acupuncture is an ancient science and art of healing. It is a method of treatment involving the insertion of fine needles into various points on the body to treat a wide range of illnesses and disorders.

There are over 500 acupuncture points, some 365 of which are located and linked on channels/meridians, along which energy,

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Acupuncture for headache

Posted in 'All around AcuHealth, Chinese Medicine Treatment' on May 19, 2015

What are headaches? What types of headache are there?

Simply defined, a headache is a pain in the head due to some cause. Headaches may result from any number of factors, including tension; muscle contraction; vascular problems; withdrawal from certain medications; abscesses; or injury.

Headaches fall into three main categories: tension-type, migraine and cervicogenic. Tension-type headaches are the most frequent. Patients who endure tension-type headaches usually feel mild to moderate pain

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